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Wednesday 31 August 2022


 Titan currently being used by Clydeport as a pilot boat.

Govan Partick Bridge

 30th of August 2022 and the first pile is in place for the Govan/Partick foot bridge.

Tuesday 30 August 2022

Govan Graving Dock

Three dry docks were built for the Clyde Navigation Trust between 1869 and 1898, the first dock opening in 1875, the second larger dock in 1886 and the third and largest in 1898. They were extensively used for winter overhauls and refits of Clyde steamers.

The Graving Docks were closed in 1988.

Sunday 28 August 2022


 Military police boat passing the village of  Strone.

Friday 26 August 2022

Saturday 20 August 2022

Wednesday 17 August 2022

TS Queen Mary

 Queen Mary at Glasgow science centre.

PS Duchess of Fife

 PS Duchess of Fife was a paddle steamer built in 1903 for the Caledonian Steam Packet Company. She spent most of her career serving passenger routes in the Firth of Clyde and was requisitioned for use as a minesweeper during both World Wars. In 1940 she took part in the Dunkirk evacuation, rescuing a total of 1,633 allied troops.

She was built at  Fairfield Shipbuilding and Engineering Company in Govan, Glasgow, as Yard Number 432 and was launched on 9 May 1903.

She was sold for scrapping in September 1953 after 50 years of service.

Info from wikipedia